Porthcawl 8 Days - Seabank Hotel
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF385M
- Travel Type: Coach
Located between Swansea and Cardiff, Porthcawl was originally a port for the iron and steel industries and still has some interesting features from that period, including the oldest maritime warehouse in Wales, an attractive harbour and the last coal and gas powered lighthouse in the country. The attractive seaside resort offers numerous facilities, including the world famous Porthcawl golf course, the finest course in Wales and one of several in the area, an expansive sandy beach and Coney Beach, a fairground with a variety of rides and amusements which was named after the famous New York venue.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
TOUR OPERATES SATURDAY TO SATURDAY
Full Day Excursion to Tenby
Tenby's two superb beaches and photogenic harbour are overlooked by its pastel coloured Georgian and Regency buildings. Its narrow streets and fortified walls combine to create a unique seaside atmosphere.
Full Day Excursion to Cardiff and St Fagans National History Museum
We travel the short distance to Cardiff and start the day with a tour of the city (guide included). We then have free time to look around the Welsh capital where we can explore the National Museum, visit the revitalised waterfront at Cardiff Bay, home to the Millenium Centre complex and drink in the atmosphere of this vibrant city. We then visit St Fagans National History Museum (free entrance) one of Europe�s premier open air museums and the most popular heritage attraction in Wales, featuring reconstructed buildings brought from all parts of Wales.
Full Day Excursion to Brecon Beacons Distillery and Cyfarthfa Castle
A scenic excursion via Neath Valley towards the Brecon Beacons and Cyfarthfa Castle, a pivotal location in the industrial revolution and today a fascinating museum and park. In the afternoon we visit the Welsh Whiskey Distillery at Penderyn in the Brecon Beacons, before returning via the dramatic Rhigos Pass and the South Wales Valleys.
Half Day Excursion to Cowbridge
Voted the �Best Place to Live in Wales� in 2017, Cowbridge is full of sophisticated independent shops, cosy caf�s, a ruined castle and two interesting walled gardens at Old Hall.
Porthcawl's most prominent building is situated on a headland, a short walk from the Grand Pavilion and John Street shops. There are spectacular views of the Bristol Channel and South Wales coast from the bar, restaurant and most bedrooms. All 89 bedrooms are centrally heated and have bath or shower and WC, hair dryer, TV, internal telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Extensive public areas include the Smuggler's Bar, Garden Restaurant and large function room with entertainment most evenings. Free WiFi in public areas. The lift serves all floors. Extensive car parking. Tel: 01656 782261. A Leisureplex Hotel
AA Three Star Rated
Note for clients with a mobility impairment: this hotel has a small number of ground floor bedrooms. There are five steps to the front door, although level access is available through side entrances. Many rooms are level access from the lift, although some are several stairs from lift level. Please ensure you submit a Special Needs form if you are mobility impaired.